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Actors Sue Jin Song and Lorene Chesley, Seema Sueko, Lydia R. Diamond and Gregory Perri and Jaysen Wright

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Mahershala Ali, Kenny Leon, Lydia R. Diamond, Tessa Thompson, Anne Son, artistic director Carole Rothman and Joshua Jackson

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Lydia R. Diamond News

New Musical Adaptation of TREASURE ISLAND & More Announced for The Aurora Fox's 38 Se Photo New Musical Adaptation of TREASURE ISLAND & More Announced for The Aurora Fox's 38 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 4, 2022

For the first time since 2020, the Aurora Fox Arts Center will present a full season of four mainstage shows and two smaller black box shows. The Aurora Fox’s 38th season will include Joan Didion’s theatrical adaption of her best-selling memoir, “The Year of Magical Thinking;” the Colorado premieres of “Futurity” by César Alvarez and The Lisps and more.

Garden Theatre Announces 2022/23 Season Photo Garden Theatre Announces 2022/23 Season
by Nicole Rosky - Apr 24, 2022

At the opening night performance of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast on April 23, Artistic Director Joseph C. Walsh announced Garden Theatre’s upcoming 15th season. Current subscribers may renew their subscriptions immediately. New subscriptions begin at $96 and go on sale May 24. All single tickets go on sale July 6.

Third Rail Presents 2022 #ENOUGH: Plays To End Gun Violence Reading Photo Third Rail Presents 2022 #ENOUGH: Plays To End Gun Violence Reading
by Stephi Wild - Apr 12, 2022

THIRD RAIL REPERTORY THEATRE has announced its participation in the Nationwide Reading of #ENOUGH: Plays to End Gun Violence on Wednesday, April 20, 2022 at 7:00pm in-person at Congregation Beth Israel's Pollin Chapel and streaming live on Youtube.

Rachel Rubin Ladutke to Present #ENOUGH2022 Virtual Play Reading Photo Rachel Rubin Ladutke to Present #ENOUGH2022 Virtual Play Reading
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 7, 2022

Rachel Rubin Ladutke have announced a virtual participation in the Nationwide Reading of #ENOUGH: Plays to End Gun Violence on April 20th, 202 at 7:30 p.m. (EST).

#ENOUGH: Plays to End Gun Violence Comes to Mildred's Umbrella Theater Photo #ENOUGH: Plays to End Gun Violence Comes to Mildred's Umbrella Theater
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 6, 2022

Mildred's Umbrella Theater Company has announced its participation in the Nationwide Reading of #ENOUGH: Plays to End Gun Violence on April 20, 2022(all day).

Playwrights Horizons Announces 2022-23 Season Photo Playwrights Horizons Announces 2022-23 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 4, 2022

Playwrights Horizons today announced its 2022–2023 season. Brought together amidst the easing of a reality-altering pandemic —during which desire for a “return to normal” began to feel at once futile and shortsighted—the lineup consists of five works that consider and radically challenge the very idea of normalcy.

Goodman Theatre Announces 2022/23 Season Including THE WHO's TOMMY 30th Anniversary & Photo Goodman Theatre Announces 2022/23 Season Including THE WHO's TOMMY 30th Anniversary & More!
by Stephi Wild - Mar 31, 2022

Three world-premiere productions and a reinvestigated classic, two triumphs from Broadway and off-Broadway and a Chicago premiere, and an epic rock musical sensation reimagined for today.

BWW Exclusive Discount - 25% off STICK FLY at The Rep! Photo BWW Exclusive Discount - 25% off STICK FLY at The Rep!
by - Feb 28, 2022

Special Offer - BWW Exclusive Discount - 25% off STICK FLY at The Rep!

BWW Review: TONI STONE at The Alliance Photo BWW Review: TONI STONE at The Alliance
by Jennifer Skura Boutell - Feb 26, 2022

A co-production with Milwaukee Repertory Theater on the Coca-Cola Stage until February 27, 2022, Alliance Theatre shares that TONI STONE is considered 'the 'Best New Play of 2019' by The Wall Street Journal,' and 'is a funny and fascinating story of race, gender, and raw ambition… and an unheralded superstar you’ll never forget.' 

VIDEO: Designers Talk Creating THE BLUEST EYE At Huntington Photo VIDEO: Designers Talk Creating THE BLUEST EYE At Huntington
by Stage Tube - Feb 17, 2022

Watch as the designers discuss The Bluest Eye based on the American classic novel by Toni Morrison. Written by Lydia R. Diamond (Stick Fly on Broadway and The Huntington, Smart People at The Huntington), the play reimagines Morrison's haunting and powerful first book for the stage. The production begins January 28 and has been extended to March 13, 2022 at The Huntington's Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA, with digital access to the filmed performance available through March 27, 2022.

Lydia R. Diamond Videos

VIDEO: Designers Talk Creating THE BLUEST EYE At Huntington VideoVIDEO: Designers Talk Creating THE BLUEST EYE At Huntington
by Stage Tube - Feb 17, 2022

Watch as the designers discuss The Bluest Eye based on the American classic novel by Toni Morrison. Written by Lydia R. Diamond (Stick Fly on Broadway and The Huntington, Smart People at The Huntington), the play reimagines Morrison's haunting and powerful first book for the stage. The production begins January 28 and has been extended to March 13, 2022 at The Huntington's Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA, with digital access to the filmed performance available through March 27, 2022.

VIDEO: Get A First Look At THE BLUEST EYE At Huntington VideoVIDEO: Get A First Look At THE BLUEST EYE At Huntington
by Stage Tube - Feb 15, 2022

Get a first look at The Bluest Eye based on the American classic novel by Toni Morrison. Written by Lydia R. Diamond (Stick Fly on Broadway and The Huntington, Smart People at The Huntington), the play reimagines Morrison's haunting and powerful first book for the stage. The production begins January 28 and has been extended to March 13, 2022 at The Huntington's Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA, with digital access to the filmed performance available through March 27, 2022.

VIDEO: Director's Talk For THE BLUEST EYE At Huntington VideoVIDEO: Director's Talk For THE BLUEST EYE At Huntington
by Stage Tube - Feb 10, 2022

Watch as the directors discuss The Bluest Eye based on the American classic novel by Toni Morrison. Written by Lydia R. Diamond (Stick Fly on Broadway and The Huntington, Smart People at The Huntington), the play reimagines Morrison's haunting and powerful first book for the stage. The production begins January 28 and has been extended to March 13, 2022 at The Huntington's Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA, with digital access to the filmed performance available through March 27, 2022.

Broadway Rewind: STICK FLY Arrives on Broadway in 2011! VideoBroadway Rewind: STICK FLY Arrives on Broadway in 2011!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 14, 2020

Today we rewind to 2011, when Lydia R. Diamond's Stick Fly opened on Broadway. The play, which featured music by Alicia Keys, played for 93 performances at the Cort Theatre.

BWW TV: Watch Highlights from Roundabout's TONI STONE VideoBWW TV: Watch Highlights from Roundabout's TONI STONE
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 13, 2019

Roundabout Theatre Company presents the world-premiere production of Toni Stone, by Lydia R. Diamond, directed by Tony Award winner Pam MacKinnon. Get a first look below!

VIDEO: Joshua Jackson Talks Off-Broadway Debut in SMART PEOPLE
by Caryn Robbins - Jan 29, 2016

Joshua Jackson stopped by today's LIVE WITH KELLY AND MICHAEL to about making his off-Broadway debut in Second Stage Theatre's SMART PEOPLE.

BWW TV: SMART PEOPLE is Coming to Second Stage- Meet the Company!
by TV - Press Previews - Jan 24, 2016

Second Stage Theatre will soon present the New York premiere production of SMART PEOPLE, the new play by LYDIA R. DIAMOND (Stick Fly), directed by Tony® Award winner KENNY LEON (A Raisin in the Sun, The Wiz Live!). MAHERSHALA ALI (House of Cards), JOSHUA JACKSON (The Affair), ANNE SON (My Generation), and TESSA THOMPSON (Creed) will co-star in the production.

BWW TV Exclusive: Meet the 2013 Tony Nominees- Peter DuBois on Huntington Theatre Company's Special Tony
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 23, 2013

BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was thrilled to sit down and speak with nearly all of this year's Tony Award nominees at the official Tonys Meet & Greet on May 1, 2013, and we will be bringing you special coverage on all of them throughout the awards season. Today we bring you Peter DuBoise, Artistic Director of the Huntington Theatre Company- a recipient of a special regional Tony. Check out what he had to say below!

BWW TV Special: 2012 Tony Nominees- Condola Rashad on Getting Tonys Advice from Mom!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 1, 2012

BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was thrilled to sit down and speak with nearly all of this year's Tony Award nominees at the official Tony Brunch on May 2, 2012, and we will be bringing you special coverage on all of them throughout the awards season. Today we bring you Condola Rashad, a nominee for Best Featured Actress in a Play for Stick Fly.

STAGE TUBE: What is STICK FLY? The Cast Explains!
by Stage Tube - Feb 10, 2012

STICK FLY, the hit Broadway play by Lydia R. Diamond and directed by Kenny Leon, will play its final performance at Broadway's Cort Theatre (138 W. 48th Street) on Sunday, February 26, 2012 after 24 previews and 92 regular performances. In the video below, the cast chats about what the show is about. Click below to check it out!


Lydia R. Diamond Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Lydia R. Diamond written?
Lydia R. Diamond has written 2 shows including Stick Fly (Playwright), Toni Stone (Playwright).